2006, 2017

House Rounders – Year 3 and 4

Today was the start of the House Rounders matches for Year 3 and 4.  These will continue throughout this week and next so no results can be published yet.  The girls in Year 3 have improved so […]

1906, 2017

John Muir Walk – Monday 19th June

Wow what a scorcher! Year 4 are taking part in the John Muir Award Initiative which encourages children to share their wildlife exploration and discoveries with others, and PP1 were excited to be asked to […]

1606, 2017

Hatching Chicks – Thursday 15th June

Well done to Mrs Emmerson-Friend who predicted that the incubated eggs would be hatching today, she was spot on (I think she’s had plenty of experience).  It has been an exciting day with two chicks […]

1206, 2017

John Muir Walk, Monday 12th June

As part of their John Muir Award, our Year 4 children went on a mammoth walk with Mrs Emmerson Friend, Miss Hart and their TAs this morning.  They started at Smallwood Manor and wandered up to […]

806, 2017

Maths Day Madness!

Year 4’s maths revision today was extremely hands-on, looking at measuring areas, estimating, calculating and looking at angles.  The classes were split into four groups looking at; number bonds, measuring perimeters, large measuring, looking at angles.

The children […]

606, 2017

John Muir Award – Planning Stages

The Year 4 children have been signed up to the John Muir Award scheme which is so exciting for them.  Today they learnt more about what the initiative is all about and hopefully they will […]

2405, 2017

Dovedale and Ilam Photos

Hope you enjoy these wonderful photos!  We had such fun at Dovedale and Ilam!





2405, 2017

River Dipping in Ilam

This was one of the activities that the children were most looking forward to (as well as the teachers!!) … I think its because it had the extra excitement of water mixed with sunshine!

We were lucky […]

2405, 2017

Last Day at Ilam!

Last night was our last night at Ilam Hall and the children settled down to sleep very quickly indeed (must have been all that racing around and the fact that we spent a large amount […]

2305, 2017

Recycling Bags

First we designed our bags on a piece of paper.  We wanted to have memories of our trip to Ilam Hall on our bags so we don’t forget our amazing trip.  Once we had our […]

2305, 2017

Team Challenges at Ilam

Wow!  We have had a wonderful day today basking in the glorious sunshine!  One of our activities was “Team Challenges” where the children had four different challenges and they had to work together to try to […]

2305, 2017

Orienteering at Ilam

We’ve been busy with activities today and one of them was an orienteering course. The children have been studying maps with Miss Hart in Geography so found the map reading relatively easy … however trying […]

2305, 2017

Rocket Launching at Ilam

After a super supper….

Last night Year 4 had a mission … they were tasked with getting a raw egg (spaceman) to the planet Mars using only a plastic water bottle with “fins”, a paper bag, some […]

2205, 2017

Arrival at Ilam Hall

After a lovely walk at Dovedale with Years 3, 4 and 5, Year 4 took a short coach trip to Ilam and unloaded their belongings.  They had a briefing meeting where they were told who […]

805, 2017

Forest School – Habitats

Last week Year 4 incorporated their Forest School learning and Science lesson into an outdoor session all about their topic, ‘Habitats’.

In four groups, the children explored the grounds of Smallwood Manor looking for organisms and […]

2704, 2017

Lego Habitats

With the start of a new term comes the start of a new Science topic and Year 4 have already been learning about their new topic ‘Habitats’.  On Tuesday, after discussing the requirements of a habitat the children were […]

2703, 2017

Mummified Year 4!

Year 4 were given a step by step mummification lesson during History this week.  Within their learning, they have studied how the Egyptians removed the internal parts of a dead body, washed and cleaned the body […]

2203, 2017

Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations

Wow!  Mrs Betham has worked hard with the cast of last night’s show to produce an amusing and fun Junior Play. The children did so well remembering their lines, where they should be and what they should be doing.  […]

2203, 2017

Year 4 French Day

Madame Moran invited Year 4 along to her “pop up” Café and French Day today.  The children learned the French phrases to tell Madame Moran what they loved, liked and did not like.  She brought lots of […]

1303, 2017

Year 4 Think Tank Trip

There is so much to see and do at the Think Tank and we had an amazing day out.  There were exhibitions covering many of the topics that we have or we are currently looking […]